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're upset about president obama's efforts to boost gun control measures after last month's shooting at sandy hook. let's go back to randi now in washington. >> reporter: >> i have good news here, victor. things are warming up on the mall. it's probably 40, almost 50 degrees here. it's going to be a lovely day in washington and all over the u.s. it's a national day of service, as you mentioned. in our next hour, we are going to tag along, actually, with vice president joe biden and his wife, jill biden, as they attend today's events. i'll see you back here in 30 minutes. "your bottom line" starts right now. >> thanks, randi and victor. see you at the top of the hour. good morning, everyone. i'm christine romans. forget the golden globes, disregard the oscars. one script is being written right now in washington that everyone can't wait to see. and you -- you are the only critic that matters. obama's economy, the sequel, crafting a legacy. you remember the original. the president inherits the worst economy since the great depression. billions in bailouts save the auto industry and stabilize wal
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presidency. >> that's how the president described the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school. will his legacy call for tougher gun laws? he called to reinstate the assault weapons ban, restrict ammunition magazines to no more than ten rounds and require background checks on all gun purchases. he also signed 23 executive actions. for the first time in years, it looks like gun legislation could happen and that immediacy is turning the fight over the president's plans very personal. he invited four children who wrote him letters, begging for an end to gun violence, invited them to join him at the white house. 8-year-old grant wrote i think there should be some changes in the law with guns. 11-year-old julia wrote even though i am not scared for my own safety, i am scared for others. i have four brothers and sisters. >> these are kids. this is what they're thinking about. and so what we should be thinking about is our responsibility to care for them. >> but the national rifle association, the nra, it got personal, too, releasing a new ad invoking the president's children. >> the president'